Category Buyer

Location
Coventry
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
20 Feb 2018
Closes
20 Mar 2018
Ref
13889215/001
Contact
Dylan Chattha
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Automotive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity of a Category Buying position.

Client Details

A leading automotive business

Description

  • RFQs management for multiple components within commodity group.
  • Supplier Assessment to support sourcing and nomination decisions.
  • Review, analyse and evaluate quote packages from suppliers and follow up negotiation activities.
  • Cost of change and management through the Supply Chain
  • Lead a strategic sourcing approval process
  • Purchase Order Management, Project related through multiple build phases and change activities.
  • Cost management thorough key target activities and PPV
  • Identify and negotiate commercial cost reduction opportunities
  • Cross Functional Support from design concept through to production & delivery
  • Work with SQA to identify "qualified" suppliers and drive continuous quality improvement
  • Develop commodity sourcing strategies and sourcing efficiency's to achieve a robust Supply Chain
  • Profile

  • Automotive Supply Chain / Purchasing background Quality/Manufacturing in OEM or tier one.
  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve with the flexibility to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Process Improvement and LEAN initiatives within the Supply Chain whilst maintaining excellent Supplier Relationships.
  • Ownership and control of BoM costs and Investment portfolio.
  • Experience of EPICOR / SAP or other ERP or MRP purchasing systems.
  • Mentoring and Development of Junior team members
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Job Offer

    Competitive Package